Maritime transport in India handles 95% of the trade by volume, a key part of the economy.

70%

of India's trade, by value, is handled by shipping.

5.1%

growth rate recorded by India's 12 major ports.

699.55mn

tonnes of cargo handled by major Indian ports in FY19

16th

largest maritime country in the world by capacity.

+200

minor ports around India apart from 12 major ocean ports.

100%

FDI allowed under automatic route in ports and shipping.

US$123bn

to be invested on 415 projects under the Sagarmala Programme.

118

initiatives to boost Indian ports' annual capacity by 100m tonnes.

US$12.3bn

worth 67 projects being implemented by private sector in shipping.

2.5bn tonnes

of total cargo traffic expected in the country by 2024-25.

Indian Ports Association

011-24369061

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To foster growth and development of all major ports

ICC Shipping Association

+91 22 28510444

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To facilitate and grow the Indian coastal shipping trade

Indian National Shipowners Association

+91 - 22 - 2218 2105

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INSA is committed to promote the overall development of the industry

Shipyards Association of India

+91 11 22742125

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Association of Shipyards to promote the cause of shipyards for construction and repair of ships, floating crafts and those engaged in ship ancillary industries

Sagarmala Project

011-23714715

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To reduce logistics cost for EXIM and domestic trade with minimal infrastructure investment

Investment Opportunities

  • Port Construction and Maintenance -100% FDI allowed in port and harbour construction and maintenance.
  • US$20.8bn worth investment opportunities in port and shipping made available with policy amendments.
  • The government has eased restrictions on movement of foreign-registered vessels between Indian ports.
  • Port Connectivity Enhancement - Multi-modal logistics parks coming up across India connecting hinterland.

Key Investors

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ENABLING ENVIRONMENT

India has a well-oiled enterprise promoting machinery that is backed by strong legislative, judiciary, executive, and capital establishments

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